[Ardour-Users] bus strain on computer resources
paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Dec 12 06:05:24 PST 2012
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 6:04 PM, will cunningham <willpanther at gmail.com>wrote:
> I'm using Ardour to mimic the workflow of analog mixers with a few
> adjustments for old-school analog musicians not familliar with DAWS.
> This is a confirmation about the computer resources for a bus in
> Ardour before I scale this for them:
> I'm using A LOT of buses. From reading posts/docs it seems that the
> main coumputer restriction on tracks in Ardour is the speed of disk
> writing; Therefore even if I had say three buses per track for
> monitoring/groups etc,
3 busses per track?? for what?
resource limits for a conventional DAW:
- for recording and playback: disk streaming i/o rate
- for FX processing : CPU power
- for low latency: hardware and software configuration
busses don't do recording or playback, so they consume no disk i/o
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